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Ultimate Explorer Tour


Tour Length 27 / 28 days

Starts From Auckland or Christchurch (can start loop anywhere)

Our most popular trip and the best way to see and do it all. Get off the beaten track with accommodation in spectacular locations as we cover all the best national parks, hikes, activities, bike rides and secret spots.

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Grand Traverse Tour


Tour Length 15 days

Starts From Auckland

Starting your tour in Auckland? This 2 week adventure experience could be the perfect way to fill your time. Try NZ's best great walks, cultural highlights and mix mountains with beaches as you head to the countries adventure capital - Queenstown.

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Reverse Traverse Tour


Tour Length 14 or 15 days

Starts From Christchurch or Queenstown

Experience New Zealand’s finest National parks on an exceptional trip from south to north.  Your 2 week adventure includes beautiful beaches, UNESCO World Heritage site and the amazing Abel Tasman.

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Hot Rocks Tour


Tour Length 9 or 10 days

Starts From Auckland or Wellington

This full North Island loop combines the unique thermal wonders of NZ with beautiful beaches. Experience the World's best one day walk, Maori culture, a plethora of bike rides and the wonders of Hobbiton on this highly rated tour.

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Northern Wanderer Tour


Tour Length 8 days

Starts From Auckland

Take in the best of the North Island on this short blast from Auckland to Wellington, via the Bay of Islands. Stunning coastlines & World class walks are some of the highlights heading to the country's capital - Wellington.

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Beach It Tour


Tour Length 4 days

Starts From Auckland

Heading out from Auckland we enjoy turquoise waters & golden beaches in the winterless North. The Bay of Islands is a waterside paradise with dolphin swimming, sailing, kayaking & home to the country's most significant cultural highlights.

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Northern Light Tour


Tour Length 5 days

Starts From Auckland

For those short on time but big on adventure this 5 day tour is ideal. Heading from top to bottom you'll experience kiwi culture, golden beaches, outstanding walks and Lord of the rings landscapes.

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Summer Blast Tour


Tour Length 16, 17 or 19 days

Starts From Christchurch or Picton

The south island offers the most diverse landscapes and activities. Explore & enjoy the 4 corners of the south with numerous national parks, towering mountains, golden bays, glowworm caves and the best adrenalin experiences in the country.

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Southern Light Tour


Tour Length 9 or 10 days

Starts From Picton or Christchurch

Perfect if you don’t have time to for the full South Island but love stunning scenery, remote camps and awesome activities. Experience brilliant bike rides, dramatic hikes and scenery ranging from NZs highest peaks to remote beaches and bays.

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Wild West Tour


Tour Length 8 or 9 days

Starts From Christchurch or Queenstown

The “wild” west coast is where glaciers & snow-capped peaks mix with lush forests and cooling coastlines. The spectacular result is home to varied wildlife, cracking campsites & NZ's only coastal national park.

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Ski & Snow Explorer Tour


Tour Length 6 days

Starts From Christchurch

A 6 day action packed adventure visiting Mt Cook, Tekapo, Ohau, Queenstown, Tasman Glacier up to 4 ski fields + much more!

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Best of the West Tour


Tour Length 4 days

Starts From Queenstown

A 4 day adventure from Queenstown to Christchurch

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Alpine Explorer Tour


Tour Length 9 days

Starts From Christchurch

Enjoy the best of New Zealand's stunning South Island on this ultimate winter 9 day adventure.

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October Student Tour


Tour Length 8, 9, 10, 14, 15 or 16 days

Starts From Wellington, Nelson, Picton, Christchurch or Queenstown

This full South Island loop includes all the best highlights and places you will want to see. Dolphin swimming in Kaikoura, white water rafting, experience the wonder of Mt Cook - NZ's tallest mountain, take an optional boat cruise in Milford Sound, spend 3 nights Queenstown and 2 nights in the stunning Abel Tasman, camp in amazing places & the list just goes on and on!! There is so much choice you’ll want to do the loop again!

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July Student Tour


Tour Length 7, 8, 12, 13 or 14 days

Starts From Wellington, Nelson, Picton, Christchurch or Queenstown

NZ is simply stunning during the winter months with snow capped mountains, top class ski fields, clear days and crisp nights. Let us take you to the best locations offering the most popular activities...what a great way to spend your July school holidays!

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April Student Tour


Tour Length 8, 9, 10, 14, 15 or 16 days

Starts From Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch or Queenstown

This trip takes in the widest range of natural wonders from glaciers and mountains to beautiful beaches and dramatic Fiords. There are wildlife encounters throughout the trip as the rugged coastline is host to dolphins, whales, penguins, seals and more. Nothing is missed on this amazing adventure of discovery! We choose only the best location, campsites and guides for our students, don't miss out on this trip of a lifetime!

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Total Aotearoa Tour


Tour Length 24 days

Starts From Auckland

If you don't have time for the Ultimate Explorer this option covers everything (except he Bay of Islands). You will still get plenty of stunning beaches, amazing National parks & the best hikes, bike rides and accommodation NZ has to offer.

What a wonderful time with a great organisation.Great value and brilliant hosts in Frankie and Robbie-John. It was our first long haul trip and the Ultimate Explorer met all expectations. Great value and quite happy with the camping a basic accomodatiion, all part of the adventure. At 60+ we fitted in well and had a great time. Thoroughly recomend the whole experience. Thanks a million.

Dave & Sue Richardson , Ultimate Explorer - NZ's Top Rated Adventure Tour, 2019

It was awesome. Thank you so much Frankie and Robbie John for making me so comfortable and at home for this trip.

Imelda Tan, Grand Traverse tour - Auckland to Queenstown tour, 2019

This trip has been amazing - I have seen so many amazing places and learnt that I really can do anything I set my mind to. Fantastic trip.

Victoria Angus, Ultimate Explorer - NZ's Top Rated Adventure Tour, 2019

It was amazing! Perfectly planned tour with great optional opportunities. Great, guides, very helpful all the time.

Carina Weinhandl, Northern Light North Island Tour, 2019

Myself and my wife could not have asked for a better honeymoon. We have had experiences we will cherish for a life time.

Tom Marett, Ultimate Explorer - NZ's Top Rated Adventure Tour, 2019

The trip was awesome and far more full on than I expected - which was great! The bus journey was broken up perfectly with coffee and toilet stops. Frankie was insane, never stopped working, a lovely person who is always approachable! Best tour guide ever!!!

Laura Langridge, Ultimate Explorer - NZ's Top Rated Adventure Tour, 2019

Best trip of my life!!

Alec Walton, Grand Traverse tour - Auckland to Queenstown tour, 2019

We had the most incredible honeymoon, met fantastic people from all walks of life, participated in amazing activities and once in a lifetime experiences all to the beautiful backdrop of New Zealand. NZ will forever hold a special place in our hearts.

Sarah Noble, Ultimate Explorer - NZ's Top Rated Adventure Tour, 2019

This was my first ever outdoors/camping activity trip. I got to do lots of activities like Biking, hiking, kayaking, whale/dolphin watching, river rafting, skydiving, paragliding, Tongariro crossing, Routeburn Track hiking etc. In short it was an amazing experience, I’m glad I joined Flying Kiwi for this fabulous journey!!!
I would like to thanks Craig and Anna, they are awesome and were very helpful throughout the journey.

Chandra, Grand Traverse tour - Auckland to Queenstown tour, 2019

Had an amazing time with Frankie and Robbie-John. Was a fantastic tour packing so many activities in. The guides were brilliant and organised everything so smoothly and cooking some delicious meals!

Chris West, Southern Light South Island Tour, 2019

Overall I thought the tour was an amazing experience and I had a wonderful time seeing what New Zealand had to offer. Frankie and Robbie John made the tour feel comfortable and were welcoming. Taking photos running through the field in fiordland was one of the most surreal moments in my life - thank you Frankie! I would recommend getting a bike as escaping the bus for a while was great, and the cycles were a beautiful way to exercise and also see the scenery. The fiordland campsite had a lot of sand flies and we were not told about this until they started biting - maybe stay in Te Anau for two nights? Or let people know sooner. Everything was closed on the public holiday in Wellington which could have been planned better, and there was in my opinion, not enough time in Christchurch (1.5 hours) to say we even stopped there and had a chance to tour the city. The dinners were amazing!! Very impressed by the healthy options and variety. Some people did not know they signed up to be on a camping trip and the guides could have been a bit more understanding when people wanted to upgrade - some people have never been camping before and this is a very new experience for them. I love camping and have been many times but also enjoyed an upgrade here and there. I would recommend this tour to anyone!!

Olivia Giovannetti, Grand Traverse tour - Auckland to Queenstown tour, 2019

Good food, tour guide, sights and organisation

Jodie May, Ultimate Explorer - NZ's Top Rated Adventure Tour, 2018

Healthy and varied meals on tour. i feel like I have experienced and learnt so much in just 2 weeks. Great good and friendly stuff

Joseph McDonagh, Ultimate Explorer - NZ's Top Rated Adventure Tour, 2018

The hole tour was well structured but we still had time for ourselves. The knowledge of both tour guides is very rich and they did an amazing job.

Celine Probst, Hot Rocks New Zealand North Island Tour, 2018

Visiting many locations efficiently, safe driving, fun atmosphere and excellent dinners

Katalin Vauhan, Ultimate Explorer - NZ's Top Rated Adventure Tour, 2018